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Awards Headline News

Women in Animation Name WIA Class of 2020 Showcase Best Short Film Winners

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:34pm

‘Ciervo,’ ‘La Vida de una Piñata,’ and ‘Meow or Never’ take top honors, selected from a pool of 409 graduate and undergraduate films from 121 schools.

TV Animation Headline News

‘The Loud House’ Gets Season 6 Pickup on Nickelodeon

The network’s hit series, the number-one animated show across all TV in Kids 6-11, gets a 26-episode new season order; Season 5 premieres September 11 with a one-hour special.

People Headline News

Nickelodeon Animation Names Ramsey Naito President

Already a driving force behind new projects, seasoned studio executive will continue to bolster the network’s animation content across all platforms while overseeing day-to-day operations of current series and series development.

Business Headline News

Big Growth Spurt for ‘The Tiny Chef’ with Nickelodeon Animated Series Order

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:43am

The little herbivore and social media star snags new show, to run on Nick’s preschool platforms in the U.S. as well as Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. internationally.  

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Spinoff ‘The Patrick Star Show’ Coming to Nickelodeon

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 10, 2020 at 1:40pm

Network has reportedly greenlit a new series centered on SpongeBob’s best friend, Patrick, with Bill Fagerbakke reprising his role as the excitable starfish.

call for entries Headline News

‘Women in Animation Class of 2020 Showcase’ Call for Submissions

WIA launches special online program celebrating thesis and final films from Class of 2020 students who couldn’t screen works, attend career fairs or otherwise celebrate graduation due to COVID-19.

SVOD Headline News

‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run’ Heading Straight to On Demand

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 22, 2020 at 2:12pm

Latest ‘SpongeBob’ franchise effort will skip theatres, opting instead for a premium VOD release in early 2021 before moving exclusively to CBS All Access.

Women in Animation Headline News

Speakers Announced for Women in Animation World Summit at Annecy

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:13am

Program lineup and initial list of presenters for third annual symposium, taking place June 10, highlight important focus on “Belonging” and critical topics affecting women working in the animation industry.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Tom McGrath Returns to Direct ‘The Boss Baby 2’ for DreamWorks Animation

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:02pm

‘Bird Karma’ and ‘Bilby’ producer Jeff Hermann will produce the ‘Boss Baby’ sequel, scheduled for a March 26, 2021 release by Universal.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Marks 20 Years Of SpongeBob SquarePants With ‘Best Year Ever’

‘Best Year Ever’ kicks off July 12 with ‘SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout,’ mixed live-action/animated special featuring voice cast playing human versions of their characters.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Appoints Former Disney Exec Paul DeBenedittis SVP, Programming Strategy

Reporting to Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins, DeBenedittis to lead content and programming strategies, partnerships, acquisitions and media planning for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons and TeenNick.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Ramsey Naito Joins Nickelodeon as EVP, Animation Production and Development

Oscar-nominated producer to take charge of the network’s animation content across all formats and platforms spanning digital, TV and film.

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